(Added by Ordinance No. 162056, effective June 22, 1989.)
A. There is hereby created a Structural Engineering Advisory
Committee. Such board members shall be appointed by the Mayor and shall consist
of three members and three alternates licensed in Oregon to practice structural
Members shall serve 3-year terms and may be appointed to consecutive terms.
In addition, the Director, or designee, shall be an ex-officio member of the
B. Any member of the board may be removed from office by the Mayor for
malfeasance in office or neglect of duty at any time during his or her
C. The board shall elect a chairperson, adopt rules of procedure, and
set the time and place for regular meetings. Written minutes of all meetings
shall be made and kept subject to the requirements and limitations of ORS
192.400 to ORS 192.500.
D. It shall be the duty of the board to advise the Director and/or the
Appeals Board in structural matters relative to reasonable interpretation and to
alternate materials and methods of construction.
E. Any action of the board shall be in an advisory capacity to the City.
Subsequent action taken by the City as a result of advice from the boards shall
be the sole responsibility of the City.